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The Academy of Leadership and Management has created an inspiring new partnership with Paragon Executive Solutions to develop a range of programmes and services, aimed at helping businesses to create business benefits through a combination of analysis, consultancy, personal development and executive support. Our joint approach aims to create significant business benefits, facilitated through combinations of Lean techniques, leadership development and executive coaching.
Our approach aims to help businesses and organisations create a long-lasting culture of continuous improvement, designed to take them into the future. It has four key elements:
Lean approaches are designed to improve your business, in terms of growth, profit and cash, through examination of your operation, analysis of the challenges that exist within it and application of approaches that efficiently and quickly deal with them. Based on well tried principles, the approach starts with an analysis of the ‘waste’ within your business. There are eight of them, which are:
Our four tiered approach is designed to identify these areas, create plans of action to address them, use well designed, tried and tested approaches to deliver them and then support long term implementation and culture change.
Our LEAN TEAM
We have put together a team to deliver our programmes and processes. Led by John Patterson and John Parker, the team has strong experience in supporting delivery of Lean principles and practices, coaching and leadership development, stretching back many years.
Principal, Lean Six Sigma Faculty
Is a highly driven Business Leader with strong commercial acumen and extensive experience and expertise in manufacturing. He has developed a broad and transferable skillset, steering operations within engineering environments in alignment with core business objectives.
Throughout a successful career in senior manufacturing leadership, John has brought a results focus to his work. He is an inspirational leader, qualified executive coach and effective manager of change, with a passion for excellence and a track record of business growth and success. John is also offering free one-day consultations on Lean Consulting, to learn more please explore the details or contact us to learn more.
Is a driven Business Excellence Leader with over 30 years’ experience in Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing Operations and Logistics Management in several diverse sectors including Aerospace, Industrial, Oil and Gas and Transportation. Results driven and commercially focused on driving change to deliver improved business performance. A strong believer of empowering others to succeed through coaching, with strong interpersonal skills, competent in operating and influencing people at all levels of organisations
Is a global leader, with experience in delivering continuous improvement initiatives, quality assurance strategy, and program management, worked across diverse sectors, including Aerospace, Medical, Transportation and Industrial, with transferrable skills that can used in any sector. Led many global, cross functional initiatives, coupling strong interpersonal skills and cultural awareness, with strong influencing at all levels of a business.
Is the Programme Director for the Academy of Leadership and Management. He has considerable experience in a range of business, leadership, management, coaching and mentoring activities, stretching back to 1987. His experience in Lean stretches back to 2001. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs. He was appointed Visiting Professor by Edinburgh Napier University Business School.
Want to know more?
Contact John Parker on 07831 258738 or John Patterson on 07761 500420.
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